Monday, January 28, 2013

Holocaust Remembrance

The GVC Clubhouse and GlobalDreamers are launching this year's Holocaust Remembrance project with the theme chosen by the UN: “Rescue during the Holocaust: The Courage to Care”; honouring those who risked their own lives to save tens of thousands of Jews, Roma and Sinti and others from near certain death under the Nazi regime during the Second World War in Europe. 

The project is at:
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On our resources page: you can find a link to the movie: Safe Haven - the Warsaw Zoo. It is a short movie and can spark great discussions. Also appropriate for all age levels.

Marsha will also do group sessions talking about her mother, a holocaust survivor. This year we are using Google Hangout to be able to include more than one school at a time and to record so that those who were unable to attend can view it. The first one (held on January 22) can be viewed here:
There are /were a few technical problems, but we are grateful to the fine group of educators and students who participated and helped us work through the problems.

We hope all of you will join us and most of all we hope all of you will always remember the lessons of the Holocaust and always have the "courage to care" when you see injustice in the world.

Marsha Goren -
Janet Barnstable -